1940-1920-е
Childhood, emigration, wandering, school. Meeting with Christ. Participation in the Scout movement, in the organization “Vityazi”, in the Russian Student Christian Movement. Studying at the Lyceum Condorcet in Paris.

1914
June 19 – Andrew was born in the family of the Russian diplomat Boris Eduardovich Bloom (1882, December 1 (2), probably Moscow – 1937, May 2, Easter Monday, Paris) and Ksenia Nikolaevna Scriabine, half-sister of the composer A.N. Scriabin (nee Janina, 1889 – London, 1958, April 11, Good Friday, London) in Lausanne.
July 9 – baptized in a Greek church.

1915 – 1920
The family lived in Persia, at his father’s place of service.

1920
Andrew traveled with his mother from Persia to Europe through India and Gibraltar.

The 1920s
In search of work Ksenia Nikolaevna was moving from country to country: Austria, France, Yugoslavia, then the family settled in Paris. In primary school he goes to school in Vienna, and then in the terrible quarter of the Parisian outskirts.
Probably at the end of 20s there was a talk by archpriest Sergius Bulgakov about Christ, who deeply angered Andrew and encouraged him to read the Gospel of St. Mark. And the Resurrected Christ appeared to him.
Participation in the Scout movement, in the organization “Vityazi”, in the Russian Student Christian Movement. Secondary education at the Lycée Condorcet in Paris.

1930-1939
Ordained by Metropolitan Eulogius (Georgievsky), he becomes the spiritual son of archimandrite Athanasius (Nechaev). The same year Metropolitan Eulogius joins the jurisdiction of Constantinople Patriarchate. Education at the Natural Sciences and Medical faculties of the Sorbonne. Taking monastic vows.

1931
Ordained by Metropolitan Eulogius (Georgievsky). The same year Metropolitan Eulogius joins the jurisdiction of Constantinople Patriarchate.
Meeting with Archimandrite Athanasius (Nechaev) at the Three Hierarchs Metochion of the Moscow Patriarchate. Archimandrite Athanasius becomes his spiritual father.

1931
Admission to the Faculty of Natural Sciences of the Sorbonne (Physics, Chemistry, Biology).

1932 – 1939
Studying at the Sorbonne School of Medicine.

1936
Sent by Archimandrite Athanasius to the newly founded French-speaking parish in dedicated to the icon of the Mother of God “Joy of All Who Sorrow” and St. Genevieve of Paris (Rector – Archpriest Michael Yudin-Belsky, 1884-1963).

1937
May 2
– father’s death.

1939
September 10 (or 11)
– took monastic vows.

1939-1945
Mobilized into the French army as a surgeon. Participation in the “Phony War”, demobilization. Work in a hospital in Paris (Hospital Broca), teaching in the Russian Gymnasium. Participation in the French Resistance. Is tonsured.

1939 – 1945
Mobilized into the French army as a surgeon. Participation in the “Phony War” (Drole de guerre), demobilization. Work in a hospital in Paris (Hospital Broca), teaching in the Russian Gymnasium. Participation in the French Resistance.

1943
April 16 (the eve of Lazarus Saturday) – tonsured in the church of Joy of All Who Sorrow and St. Genevieve.
December 14 – the death of Archimandrite Athanasius (Nechaev).
Awarded the Société d’Encouragement Au Bien bronze medal.

1945-1949
Medical practice in Paris, work with former prisoners of concentration camps. In the first years after the war, he was in the General De Gaulle security team as a doctor. He was ordained by Metropolitan Seraphim (Lukyanov) to diaconate, then to priesthood, and was appointed chaplain of the Fellowship of St. Alban and St. Sergius in London.

1945 – 1949
Medical practice in Paris, work with former prisoners of concentration camps. In the first years after the war, he was in the General De Gaulle security team as a doctor.

1947
August
– the first trip to the UK to attend the Fellowship of St. Alban and St. Sergius conference.

1948
September
lecture at the V International Congress of Religious Psychology in France. Later he gives lectures at numerous congresses and conferences.

October 27 – ordained a hierodeacon in the church of Joy of All Sorrows and St. Genevieve by Metropolitan Seraphim (Lukyanov), exarch of the Moscow Patriarchate in Western Europe.

November 14 – ordained hieromonk by Metropolitan Seraphim (Lukyanov) in the church on rue Blanqui (St. Irenee).

September 20 – appointed chaplain of the Fellowship of St. Alban and St. Sergius by decree of Metropolitan Seraphim (Lukyanov).

1949-1951
Transfer to London. Appointed Acting Rector of the Church of St. Apostle Philip in London, then rector of the Church of St. Apostle Philip and the house church of St. Sergius of Radonezh in London. Begins to celebrate liturgies and services of needs throughout the country, to preach and speak in the Fellowship of St. Alban and St. Sergius, in churches, universities of Cambridge and Oxford and other cities of Great Britain. He begins regular meetings with parish youth group, Sunday school for children. Celebrates the first liturgy in English. Participates for the first time in the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (regularly after that until 2001).

1949
January – moving to London with mother and grandmother.
May 26 – appointed Acting Rector of the London Parish during the illness of archpriest Vladimir Theokritoff.
October – a sermon – talk in the church of St. Paul and St. Brand (Whitechapel). A trip to Scotland: Dundee, Aberdeen, Perth, Glasgow, Durham.
Takes services in London, Oxford, Cambridge. Takes services of needs
Begins to give talks at the Fellowship of St. Alban and St. Sergius, at the universities of Cambridge and Oxford, at King’s college, Gilmore House, English working parishes, etc. countrywide.
Begins regular talks for parish youth group.

1950
January – participation and talk in the Week Prayer for Christian Unity, Caxton Hall, Westminster. Subsequently, he regularly participated in the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity until 2001.
January 17awarded the hypogonation for the diligent and useful service of the Holy Orthodox Church.
September 1 – in connection with the repose of archpriest Vladimir Theokritoff temporarily appointed rector of the church of the Holy Apostle Philip (received by the parish in 1922) and the house church of St. Sergius of Radonezh (34 Upper Addison Gardens, W 14, acquired by the parish in March 1947).
October 30 – the first liturgy in English.
Classes start for children in the parish house on Saturdays.

1952-1955
The first radio broadcast on the BBC. Subsequently, regularly appears in radio broadcasts. Invited and attends the coronation of Elizabeth II (personal invitation). Beginning of 30 years of service in London prisons.

1952
January 6 – the first radio broadcast on the BBC, a sermon on Christmas Eve. Subsequently, regularly appears in radio broadcasts. Present at the coronation of Elizabeth II (personal invitation).

1953
Nativity of Christ (Christmas) – elevated to the rank of archimandrite.
March – an interview with the newspaper Evening Standard, in which he says that he will not celebrate a memorial service for Stalin.
April 15awarded a golden pectoral cross at Easter.
Beginning of the publication of the “Parish Herald” of the parish of the Holy Apostle Philip.
Celebrates two services in one of the London prisons. Subsequently, for 30 years he visits prisons.

1955
July 10 – BBC radio broadcast: recording and broadcasting of a service and a sermon.
Negotiations with the Anglican Church regarding the provision of a parish church in connection with the demolition of St. Philip’s church.

1956-1958
He was elevated to the rank of archimandrite. The parish is given the church of All Saints at 67 Ennismore Gardens, Knightbridge, SW 7 by the Anglican Church. Consecration of the church. Ordination of Sergius Hackel as deacon. The consecration of Archimandrite Anthony as Bishop of Sergievo, Vicar Exarch MP in Western Europe. The beginning of regular trips to Western Europe. Participation and lecture – address to the Lambeth Conference of the Episcopate of the Anglican Church on behalf of the Orthodox Church, the first invitation to reception at the Nicene Club (subsequently regularly).

1956
April 27, Easter – elevated to the rank of archimandrite.
September 13 – All Saints church, 67 Ennismore Gardens. Knightsbridge, SW7 is provided for the Russian Orthodox Church by the Anglican Church for 21 years, rent free. The former embassy church was in honor of the Dormition of the Mother of God.
December 16 – consecration of the church of All Saints and the Dormition of the Mother of God. Bishop Nikolai (Eremin), exarch of the Moscow Patriarchate in Western Europe, celebrated.

1957
February – a talk for the Guild of Pastoral Psychology.
September 3 – BBC radio broadcast in the series “Give and Take” on the theme “Hell, heaven and the devil”.
September 21 – Sergius Hackel’s ordination as deacon.
October 16 – death of the grandmother.
November 30 – consecration of Archimandrite Anthony as Bishop of Sergievo, Vicar of the Exarch MP in Western Europe. The originally proposed title of Bishop of London (Decree of July 2, 1957) was changed to the title of Bishop of Sergievo by decree of August 15, 1957.

1958
February 7 – death of Vladimir Lossky.
April 11, Easter – mother’s death.
May – participation and lecture – address to the Lambeth Conference on behalf of the Orthodox Church.
July 2reception at the Nicene Club. In the future, regularly attends receptions at the Nicene club.
September 22–29 – attends the meeting of representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church led by Metropolitan Nikolai Krutitsky, which he often spoke about later.
Trips to Italy, Switzerland, Holland, France.

1959-1961
A talk – memorial lecture (invited speaker) in memory of Drawbridge. A talk in the Christian ecumenical community in Taize. The first children’s church camp (originally organized by Tatisha Behr), subsequently visited the camp regularly until the end of the 1980s. The first trip to the USSR. The recording of the first series of talks for broadcasting for the USSR (later about 22 programs were recorded for the BBC). Participation in the WCC Assembly in New Delhi as part of the Russian Orthodox Church delegation. A meeting with C. Saunders and the beginning of joint work to create a hospice movement in the UK. Series of talks in English on prayer, on dogma, on Tradition, on grace, on “the Last Things”, a series of radio broadcasts for the BBC “Lift up our hearts”, a series of talks in Russian on prayer.

1959
January 22 – a talk – a memorial lecture (invited speaker) in memory of Drawbridge as part of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.
January 25 – consecration of the church in Rotterdam.
January 26 – Orthodox liturgy at King’s college, Cambridge.
January 27 – consecration of the church in Gröningen (Netherlands).
Spring – a series of five radio broadcasts in English for schools in the Image and Word program.
July 1 – meeting with Borovoy V.I. and Alekseev V.S. in Geneva regarding the conversion of up to 25 Anglican priests to Orthodoxy.
Archimandrite Sophrony (Sakharov) establishes a monastery in Essex.
Trips to Switzerland, to Brussels.
A talk, the Christian ecumenical community in Taize.
The first children’s church camp (organized by Tatisha Behr. Often visited the camp until the end of the 1980s.
A series of talks in English on prayer.

1959 – 1960
Autumn – a series of talks in English on Church dogmas.

1960
January 19 – the first consecration of water on the Thames (celebrated several more years in a row).
January 22 – participation in the Week of Prayer for Christian unity.
October 6 – 22 – the first trip to the USSR. Visiting the Holy Trinity St. Sergius Lavra, Moscow Theological Academy, Leningrad Theological Academy. Accompanied be the priest Evgeny Ambartsumov. A trip to Novgorod, Pskov, Pechory, Vladimir.
A meeting with C. Saunders and the beginning of joint work to create a hospice movement in the UK.
A series of talks in Russian on prayer.
A series of radio broadcasts for the Russian BBC service for broadcasting for the USSR (subsequently, about 22 programs were recorded for the BBC).
Talks, a lecture.

1960 – 1961
A series of talks in English on Tradition.
A series of talks in the parish “The Last Things”.

1961
The BBC radio broadcast series in English “Lift up our hearts”.
November 12a trip to the USSR.
November 18 – December 6 – participation in the WCC Assembly in New Delhi, where the Russian Orthodox Church became a member of WCC, as part of the delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church.
December 5 – 10 – a visit to the Malabar Church in India.
December 15 – funeral service for Metropolitan Nikolay (Yarushevich).

1961 – 1962
A series of talks about the nature of grace in English.

1962-1965
He was elevated to the rank of archbishop, appointed the head of the newly formed Diocese of Sourozh in the British Isles. Assigned Acting Exarch of the Moscow Patriarchate in Western Europe. Awarded the Order of St. Vladimir I degree, Order of St. Apostle Andrew (Patriarchate of Constantinople). Participation in Svyatogorsk celebrations in connection with the 1000th anniversary of the Holy Mount Athos. Visit of His Holiness Patriarch Alexis to the Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God and All Saints in London. Ordination to the priesthood of deacon Sergius Hackel, the first protégé of the parish. A trip to the USSR. Talks in MTA and LTA.
The first presentation – talk at a meeting of the London Medical Group. Collaborates with Rev Edward Shotter to create this UK’s first medical ethics institution. He speaks at meetings regularly until 1989. First participation in the ITV TV programme Freedom to Pray. Subsequently, he repeatedly appeared on the UK television. Radio broadcast for “Woman’s hour” “Time in Mystical Experience” (participation in this series continued 1-2 times annually until 1979).
Series of talks in English on saints, on the book of Genesis, on the basics of worldview, and for the Fellowship of St. Alban and St. Sergius; a series of talks in French.

1962
February 18 – probably the first appearance on TV. TV programme “Freedom to Pray.” Subsequently, he repeatedly appeared on the UK television.
April – BBC radio broadcast: Easter service broadcast. In subsequent years – the annual broadcast until 1997.
August 22 – participation in a meeting of the WCC in Paris.
October 10 – elevation to the rank of archbishop, appointment the head of the newly formed diocese in the British Isles.
Awarded the Order of St. Vladimir I degree.
A series of talks in English “Lives of the Saints.”
Nine radio broadcasts for the Russian BBC Service.
Talks, lectures.

1963
January 14 – appointed acting Exarch of the Moscow Patriarchate in Western Europe.
February 14 – 15 (1963 or 1964) – the first presentation – a talk at a meeting of the London Medical Group. Workshop “Preparation for death.” Collaborates with Rev. Edward Shotter to create this UK’s first medical ethics institution. He speaks at meetings regularly until 1989.
May 11awarded the right to wear the cross on his hood.
June 12 – July 2 – as part of the delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church, participates in Svyatogorsky celebrations in connection with the 1000th anniversary of the Holy Mount Athos.
October 26 – celebration of the 250th anniversary of the Russian Orthodox Church in the UK.
November – sermon – talk on the occasion of the death of US President Kennedy.
Awarded the Order of the Holy Apostle Andrew (Ecumenical Patriarchate).
Lectures, radio broadcasts, interviews.

1963 – 1964
A series of talks in English “Shaking the Foundations.”
A series of talks for English-speaking parishioners.

1964
January 19 – participation in pan-Christian prayer for persecuted believers; forced to write an explanatory note to Moscow. Consecration of water in the Thames.
July 12 – ordination to the priesthood of deacon Sergius Hackel, the first protegé of the parish.
September – a visit of His Holiness Patriarch Alexis (Simansky) to the Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God and All Saints in London.
September 29 – it was proposed to file a petition for his resignation as Exarch. Archbishop Anthony submits a letter of resignation from the post of exarch for health reasons.
Radio broadcast for “Woman’s hour ” “Time in Mystical Experience”(participation in this series continued 1-2 times per year until 1979).
The series of BBC radio broadcasts for the USSR “To those living far from the church”.
Talks, lectures, radio broadcasts.

1964 – 1965
A series of talks in English on the book of Genesis.

1965
May 13 – a talk as part of the meetings of the London Medical Group. “Preparation for death,” London Hospital Medical College.
December 7-23a trip to the USSR. Talks in the MTA and LTA, meeting with His Holiness Patriarch Alexis, Metropolitan Nicodemus, Archbishop Alexis, Bishop Philaret, conversation with the Chairman of the Council for Religious Affairs P.V. Makartsev, visiting archpriest Anatoly Kaznovetsky, visiting archpriest Evgeny Ambartsumov in the hospital.
A series of talks for the Fellowship of St. Alban and St. Sergius.
A series of talks in French on prayer.
Talks, lectures, radio broadcasts.

1966-1970
He was elevated to the rank of Metropolitan, approved as Exarch of the MP in Western Europe. Ordination of deacon Michael Fortounatto to priesthood. Member of the WCC Central Committee (until 1975) and WCC Christian Medical Commission. Elected Vice President of the London Medical Group. The first book in English, Living Prayer, is released. A trip to the USSR. A trip, a lecture and talks – lectures in the USA.
The famous dialogue (TV programme) with Marganita Laski. The sensational radio broadcast for Radio 3 “Morals and Medicine”. A lecture, invited speaker at the symposium “Cancer and People” in memory of David Kissen (The David Kissen Memorial lecture).
The talk-sermon on the USSR invasion of Czechoslovakia.
Series of talks in English on Orthodoxy, on the Gospel, on the unrighteous ruler, a series of talks in Russian on liturgy. A series of radio broadcast “Night thoughts.” Tour of France, a series of talks in French at the Abbaye Sainte-Gertrude in Leuven and for Lumen Vitae.

1966
Elected (probably in 1966) as vice president of the London Medical Group.
January 27 — February 8a trip to the USSR. Visits the Holy Trinity St. Sergius Lavra, a talk in the MTA.
January 27 – elevated to the rank of metropolitan. Approved as exarch of the MP in Western Europe.
The first book in English, Living Prayer, is released.
Member of the WCC Central Committee (until 1975) and WCC Christian Medical Commission.
November 11 – a meeting with the Archbishop of Canterbury Michael Ramsey and delegates of Anglo-Russian theological discussions in the Lambeth Palace.
November 26 – December 22a trip to the USSR, a visit to the MTA; a meeting with “two priests”, a trip to Odessa, Simferopol, Yalta.
A series of radio broadcasts “Night Thoughts”.
Talks, lectures, broadcasts, interviews.

1966 – 1967
A series of talks in English “Orthodoxy.”
Visits to Geneva.

1966-1968
A series of talks in Russian on liturgy.

1967
May 19-20 – together with Archimandrite Cyril, officially opens and consecrates the Dormition Monastery, the women’s community in Filgrave.
May 21 – deacon John Behr’s ordination to priesthood for the community in Bristol.
Lectures, talks, radio broadcasts.

1967 – 1968
A series of talks in English “The Gospel”.

1968
May 22 – June 2a trip to the USSR, celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Patriarchate. The address at the Assumption Cathedral of the Holy Trinity St. Sergius Lavra. The first meeting in the apartment of archpriest Nikolai Vedernikov.
June 25 – consecration of St Symeon’s House, Ampleforth College, Yorkshire (Fr. Vladimir Rodzianko’s initiative).
July 4 – 19 – as part of the delegation, attends the WCC General Assembly in Uppsala.
August – a talk – sermon on the USSR invasion of Czechoslovakia.
Septembera trip to the USSR, visits to the MTA and LTA.
September 11 – 12 – archimandrite Pierre l’Huillier’s nomination as bishop in the LTA.
September 28 – Bishop Pierre was named as Bishop of Korsun, vicar in Paris.
November 10 – 11 – a series of talks in French at the Abbaye Sainte-Gertrude, Leuven.
December 7 – Orthodox liturgy in York Minster.
A series of talks at Leuven on prayer and on holiness in French.
A series of talks in English on an unrighteous ruler.
Lectures, talks, radio broadcasts, TV programs.

1969
January – a radio broadcast for Radio 3 “Morals and Medicine”.
January 27 – 31 – a series of talks “School of Prayer.” The University of Exeter chapel.
February – March – a series of talks for the Fellowship of St. Alban and St. Sergius on the Church.
March 26 – a lecture, invited speaker at the symposium “Cancer and People”, the David Kissen Memorial lecture.
July – a trip to the United States, conducting talks.
November 18 – 20 – a series of talks in French for Lumen Vitae.
Decembera trip to the USSR.
December 28 – ordination of deacon Michael Fortounatto to priesthood.
Establishment of a monthly Parish Newsletter (following the “Parish Herald”).
A visit and a series of talks in Leuven.
Lectures, talks, radio broadcasts, TV programs.

1970
January 28 – a lecture at the National Conference in Holy Trinity Institute, USA.
February 15 – 21 – tour of France (Chartres, Tours, Orlèans, Bourges, Châtera, Issouden). A series of talks in French.
May – a series of talks (seminars) on prayer in the United States together with Canon Douglas A. Rhymes, a visit to Winnetka.
July 4TV programme with Marganita Laski for the BBC.
November – a series of talks “God and man” in Abbaye Sainte-Gertrude, Leuven.
Lectures, talks, interviews.

1971-1973
Participation in the Council of Bishops and the election of Patriarch Pimen. The reunion of Archbishop Alexis van der Mensbrugghe, Dusseldorf. Trips to the USSR. Books: School for Prayer, Meditation on a Theme, God and Man, Courage to Pray. A series of talks at the University of Cambridge in the framework of readings established since 1780 (Hulsean lectures) (invited speaker) (Huslean preacher). Talk – a lecture (invited speaker) at Westfield college as part of the Maynard–Chapman divinity lectures, established since 1946. A talk – a lecture (invited speaker) in memory of Drawbridge in the framework of the Christian Evidence Society’s Annual Drawbridge Memorial Lectures. Trips to Paris, Brussels, Namur – a colony for juvenile delinquents (Holland), to the USA. Regular visits to the Lambeth Palace.
The first retreat in the parish. In the future, retreats were held regularly in Russian and English on the occasion of the Christmas fast and the Great Lent.
Series of talks in English on the sacraments, about Vladimir Lossky, on Church Feasts and for the community of clergy wives at Cambridge University church. Two TV programmes from the “Man Alive” series with Roy Bonisteel for Canadian Television (CBC), a series of radio broadcasts for BBC Radio 4 “Prayer for the day”. Radio broadcasts for the Russian BBC service on faith, on the Church and on priesthood. A series of talks in French in Leuven.

1971
February 8talk – lecture (invited speaker) at Westfield College as part of the Maynard–Chapman divinity lectures, established since 1946.
March – a series of talks, BBC Radio 4, “Prayer for the Day.”
May 11–12 – a series of talks for the Clergy Wife’s Fellowship.
May 18 – accepting of Archbishop Alexis van der Mensbrugghe, Dusseldorf.
Junea trip to the USSR. Participation in the Council of Bishops. Speech in defense of the Church in Exile. A trip to Riga.
September 20 – October 3a trip to the USSR, participation in the election of the Patriarch, a visit to the MTA, a visit to Novgorod, a meeting with Metropolitan Nicodemus, Archbishop. Pitirim, the editor of the JMP, archbishop Filaret, rector of the MTA, Archimandrite Augustine, head of the Lavra.
December 14 and January 2, 1972 – a discussion on the church in Oxford.
December – a series of talks for the Fellowship of St. Alban and St. Sergius about Vladimir Lossky.
Books: School for Prayer, Meditation on a Theme, God and Man.
A series of talks in English on sacraments.
A series of radio broadcasts for the Russian BBC service on the readings from the Gospel.
Lectures, talks, TV progammes.

1972
January 24–26 – a lecture at the conference of the Trinity Institute, New York, USA.
February 6–12 – a series of talks at St. Catherine’s college, University of Cambridge.
The end of February – trips to Zurich, meeting with Cardinal Koening.
March – a series of talks on the Feasts of the Church in English.
Retreat (probably the first time) in English for the beginning of the Christmas Fast. Later on, retreats in the parish were held regularly in Russian and English on the occasion of the Christmas Fast and the Great Lent.
Svetlaya Sedmitsa – trips to Paris, Brussels, Namur – a colony for juvenile delinquents (Holland).
August 13–23 – participation in a meeting of the WCC Central Committee in Utrecht, talk at the meeting of the WCC Christian Medical Commission on death.
August 29 – September 13a trip to the USSR. A trip to Tula, Obolenka, the city of Venevo, Didlovo. Work in the Commission for Christian Unity. Consecration of Bishop Anatoly (Kuznetsov). Names day of Patriarch Pimen. Visit to the Andrey Rublev museum.
Regular visits to the Lambeth Palace.
November – a series of talks at Leuven.
December 10–14 – a trip to Zurich.
December 17 and 19 – trip and a service in Milan.
A series of radio broadcast on faith, on the Church and the priesthood for the Russian BBC Service.
Talks, lectures, radio broadcasts, interviews.

1972 – 1973
A series of talks (invited speaker) (Huslean preacher) at the University of Cambridge in the framework of readings established since 1780 (Hulsean lectures).
A series of talks on saints in English.

1973
January 25 – a talk – lecture (invited speaker) in the framework of the Christian Evidence Society’s Annual Drawbridge Memorial Lectures.
February 7–10 – a series of talks (seminars) on prayer, Irish School of Ecumenics, Dublin, Ireland.
August 17–23 – attends a meeting of the WCC Central Committee in Geneva.
November – a series of talks in Abbaye Saint–Certrude, Leuven.
December 10 – participates in celebrations marking the anniversary of the founding of King’s college, London.
December 16–27a trip to the USSR. A visit to the MTA, a trip to Kiev (Dec 20–22), a reception with the Patriarch, a visit to Metropolitan Juvenaly a meeting with Metropolitan Filaret, Archbishop Pitirim, archpriest Vsevolod Spiller, meeting in the apartment of archpriest Nikolai Vedernikov.
Two TV progammes from the “Man Alive” series with Roy Bonisteel for CBC.
A series of talks in English on the Feasts of the Church.
The publication of Courage to Pray.
Lectures, talks, radio broadcasts, retreats

1974-1976
The dismissal as Patriarchal Exarch of Western Europe. A trip to the USSR. Awarded Doctor of Theology, Honoris causa, University of Aberdeen. Edward W. Browning achievement award for spreading the Gospel (USA). He was awarded the Lambeth Cross. The formation of two communities in Devon, the ordination of John Marks and Benedict Ramsden. Talk – a lecture (invited speaker) in memory of Jane Harrison, Newnham college, Cambridge.
First Diocesan Conference of the Sourozh Diocese. Conferences were held annually with a short break. Beginning of fundraising for the purchase of the Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God and All Saints in London in connection with the end of the lease. Meeting with A.I. Solzhenitsyn.
Series of talks in English on the Old Testament, on the theology of the Resurrection, on the liturgy, on prayer; for priests in Finland, at the university church in Cambridge, for the leaders of the church youth camp. The first book in Russian “Sermons and Talks” (Paris).

1974
February 17 – celebrates molieben for Solzhenitsyn’s expulsion.
February 21 – submits a petition for retirement as Patriarchal Exarch of Western Europe.
March – in an article published in the Times newspaper he dissociates himself from the statement of Metropolitan Seraphim (Nikitin), who approved the deportation of Solzhenitsyn.
April 5 – ruling of the Holy Synod on the retirement as Patriarchal Exarch of Western Europe. Left as ruling bishop (Metropolitan of Sourozh) of Great Britain and Ireland.
June – visit to Finland.
July 5 – Doctor of Theology Honoris causa, awarded by the University of Aberdeen.
July 25 – Edward W. Browning achievement award for spreading the Gospel Evangelism (USA).
The resumption of interrupted annual children’s church camps.
August – a series of talks for Orthodox priests in Finland.
August – a talk – sermon at the opening and participation in meetings of the Central Committee of the WCC in Germany.
October – December – a series of talks for the Fellowship of St. Alban and St. Sergius.
Decembera trip to the USSR, a visit to the Holy Trinity Sergius Lavra (the talk did not take place), a visit to Metropolitan Juvenaly
The formation of two communities in Devon, the ordination of John Marks and Benedict Ramsden.
Meeting with A.I. Solzhenitsyn in Zurich.
A series of talks in English on the Old Testament.
Lectures, talks, retreats.

1975
January–June – a series of talks “The Theology of the Resurrection” for the Fellowship of St. Alban and St. Sergius.
January 21, 28, February 4 and 11 – a series of talks at Cambridge University Church.
February – April – a series of talks for the Fellowship of St. Alban and St. Sergius.
May 23–26 – the first Diocesan conference of the Diocese of Sourozh “What it means to be Orthodox in Great Britain today.” Conferences were held annually with a slight break.
October 12 – celebration of the 25th anniversary as rector of London parish.
Anna Garrett becomes a churchwarden (until 1997).
He was awarded the Lambeth Cross in recognition of his achievements in developing understanding between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Anglican Church and other Anglican Denomination Churches.
A series of talks in English.
Lectures, talks, retreats.

1975 – 1977
A series of talks for the Fellowship of St. Alban and St. Sergius on the liturgy.

1976
February 2–9 – a series of talks for church leaders. St George’s house.
February 21 – a talk – lecture (invited speaker) in memory of Jane Harrison, Newnham college, Cambridge.
February 23–25 – a series of talks in the church of St. Botolph’s, Aldgate.
The first book in Russian: Sermons and Talks (Paris).
A series of talks in the parish on prayer in English.
Appeal to the parish to buy the Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God and All Saints in connection with the end of the lease.
Lectures, talks, retreats.

1977-1981
He was awarded the Order of St. Sergius of Radonezh. The establishment and the first meeting (to be held twice a year) of the Diocesan Assembly, the formation of the Diocesan Statutes Committee for the development of the Statutes of the Diocese. He leads an active fundraising campaign for the purchase of the Cathedral. Purchase of the freehold of the Dormition Cathedral. The first celebration of the Day of All British Saints. Deacon John Lee’s ordination to priesthood. Address and retreat for the Lambeth Conference, the meeting of the bishops of the Church of England. A trip to the USSR.
Series of talks in English on the Creed, on prayer, on death, on the sacraments (1981–1983), on saints, on worship; for the church youth camp leaders, a series of radio broadcasts for the BBC World Service. A series of radio broadcasts “Prayer for the day.” A series radio broadcasts in Russian for “Voices of Orthodoxy”, for the Russian BBC Service on confession, on faith, “Orthodoxy and the Western World”.

1977
February – the establishment and the first meeting (will be held twice a year) of the Diocesan Assembly, the formation of the Diocesan Statutes Committee to develop the Statutes of the Diocese.
Talks, retreats, radio broadcasts, interviews.

1977 – 1979
A series of talks in the parish on the Creed in English.

1978
July – an address and retreat for the Lambeth Conference, the meeting of the bishops of the Church of England.
July 9 – the first celebration of the Day of All British Saints.
September – a trip to the USSR, the funeral of Metropolitan Nicodemus (Rotov), a visit to the MTA.
A series of talks on prayer, talks on death for the Fellowship of St. Alban and St. Sergius.
He leads an active fundraising campaign for the purchase of the Cathedral.
Talks, radio broadcasts, retreats.

1978 – 1979
A series of talks for the leaders of the church youth camp.

1979
January 27 – meeting with Shenouda III, the head of the Coptic Alexandrian Church.
January–May – a series of talks for the Fellowship of St. Alban and St. Sergius on liturgy and worship in English.
March 3 – tonsure of the priest Vladimir Rodzianko.
March 18 – ordination to the priesthood of deacon John Lee.
April 10TV programme, an interview with Marganita Laski.
May 19awarded the Order of St. Sergius of Radonezh II degree in connection with the 65th birthday.
May 27 – a talk at the Diocesan Assembly and a letter to the flock about the need to develop the Statutes of the Sourozh diocese.
Purchase of the freehold of the Dormition Cathedral.
The formation of the Pan–Orthodox Commonwealth in the name of St. John the Baptist.
A series of three radio broadcasts “Prayer for the Day”.
The beginning of radio broadcasts for the radio “Voice of Orthodoxy”, broadcasting to the USSR.
Talks, lectures, radio broadcasts, retreats, TV programmes.

1979 – 1981
A series of talks about saints for the Fellowship of St. Alban and St. Sergius.

1980
March 9 – participates in the service in support of Soviet prisoners in the church of St Martin–in–the–Fields.
March 29 – the death of Archimandrite Lev (Gillet).
August – the death of Nikolai Zernov.
A series of radio broadcasts for the Russian BBC service on confession and faith.
A series of radio broadcasts from the “Reflections” series titled “Into the Words of Christ” for the BBC World Service.
Talks, lectures, radio broadcasts, retreats, interviews.

1980 – 1981
A series of radio broadcasts for the BBC Russian service on prayer.

1981
February 12 – participation in the celebration of the anniversary of the Three Saints complex of the Russian Orthodox Church in Paris.
A series of radio broadcasts for the Russian BBC service “Orthodoxy and the Western World”.
Talks, lectures, radio broadcasts, retreats, interviews.

1981 – 1983
A series of talks in the parish on the sacraments in English.

1982-1987
Awarded Doctor of Theology, Honoris causa, of the Moscow Theological Academy (for a combination of scientific, theological and preaching works). A trip to the USSR. Verbal warning–ban on apartment meetings. A lecture on clergy at the conference “Theology and Spirituality of the Russian Orthodox Church” in Moscow. The ordination of deacon Alexander Fostiropoulos to the priesthood, his appointment as chaplain of the University College of London. The second book in Russian: “In the Name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit” (Paris, Diocese of Sourozh).
A series of talks (invited speaker) in memory of T.S. Eliot in the University of Kent (Eliot Lectures). A talk (invited speaker) as part of the annual readings of the Association of Anglican and Eastern Orthodox Churches ‘Constantinople Lecture’. Talks – lectures (invited speaker) at the University of Nottingham as part of Firth lectures. Talk – a lecture (invited speaker) in memory of Pearl Thomas (memorial lecture), National Organization for the Widowed and their children Cruse.
The series of talks in English on death, on the liturgy, on asceticism, on the Church and churches, on saints; for parents, for counselors of the youth church camp (1987–1990); at the Forum Center. A series of radio broadcasts “Prayer for the day.” A series of talks in French at VI Congrès Orthodoxe en Europe Occidentale. A series of radio broadcasts for the Russian BBC Service “How to be a Christian away from the church”, on the essence of faith, on the prodigal son, on family and marriage, on church architecture.

1982
February 9–20a trip to the USSR, a visit to Leningrad, to the MTA.
May 29 – attended the celebrations in honor of the visit of Pope John Paul II to Canterbury.
The second book in Russian: “In the Name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit” (Paris, Diocese of Sourozh).
November 1–4 – a series of talks – lectures (invited speaker) (Eliot Lectures) in memory of T.S. Eliot, the University of Kent.
November 29 – a talk – lecture (invited speaker) in the framework of the annual readings of the Association of Anglican and East Orthodox Churches, ‘Constantinople Lecture’.
Talks – lectures (invited speaker) at the University of Nottingham as part of Firth lectures.
Talks, lectures, radio broadcasts, retreats, TV programmes.

1982 – 1983
A series of talks for parents in English.

1983
February 3a trip to the USSR, awarded Doctor of Theology, Honoris causa, of the Moscow Theological Academy (for a combination of scientific, theological and preaching works). A visit to Minsk, Rostov–on–Don. Verbal warning–ban on apartment meetings.
A series of radio broadcasts for the Russian BBC service on church architecture.
Talks, lectures, radio broadcasts, retreats.

1984
A series of radio broadcasts for the Russian BBC Service “How to be a Christian away from the temple.”
A series of talks in English on death.
Talks, lectures, radio broadcasts, retreats, TV programmes.

1984 – 1985
A series of talks in English on the liturgy.

1985
March – a series of radio broadcasts (the BBC) in English “Prayer for the Day.”
July 14TV programme in the series “Home on Sunday” BBC1 with Cliff Michelmore.
November – December – a series of talks in the Forum Center.
Talks, lectures, radio broadcasts, retreats.

1985 – 1986
A series of talks on asceticism in the Pushkin House in English.
A series of talks on the Church and Churches in the parish in English.

1986
February 5 – a talk (invited speaker), Pearl Thomas memorial lecture, National Organization for the Widowed and their children Cruse.
MayDiocesan conference of the Sourozh Diocese “The Church of holy apostles”. Visit of the exarch, Metropolitan Vladimir of Rostov and Novocherkassky to the United Kingdom for a diocesan conference.
The ordination of deacon Alexander Fostiropoulos to priesthood, his appointment as chaplain of the University of London.
A series of talks in the parish in English on the book of Genesis.
A series of radio broadcasts for the Russian BBC service on the essence of faith.
A series of radio broadcasts for the Russian BBC service on the prodigal son.
Talks, lectures, radio broadcasts, retreats, TV programmes.

1986–1987
A series of talks on saints in English in the parish.

1986 – 1988
A series of radio broadcasts for the Russian BBC service on family and marriage.

1987
Maya trip to the USSR. Lecture on clergy at the conference “Theology and Spirituality of the Russian Orthodox Church” in Moscow, an interview for the Russian Orthodox Church Publishing Council.
May 1–3 – a series of talks at the VI Congrès Orthodoxe en Europe Occidentale in Walbourgh.
Talks, lectures, retreats.

1987 – 1990
A series of talks for leaders of youth church camps in English.

1988-1990
Trips to the USSR, participation in the Pre–Council meeting and the Local Council of the Russian Orthodox Church in connection with the 1000th anniversary of the baptism of Russia. He raised the question of the refusal to allow participation in the Council of Militsa Zernova and the role of women in the witness to Christ and the preservation of the Church during the years of persecution. Participation in the Council of Bishops on the occasion of the celebration of the 400th anniversary of the Patriarchate. Participation in the Local Council of Bishops, election and enthronement of Patriarch Alexis II.
Meetings at home, also with teenagers. The first (and only) public talk in Moscow, in the Artist’s House. Orthodox services in honor of the 1000th anniversary of the baptism of Russia at Birmingham, Canterbury, Tewkesbury Abbey. A talk – lecture (invited speaker) in memory of C.R.Batten (C.R. Batten lecture) in Bloomsbury, Central Baptist Church.
Series of talks in English. A series of radio broadcasts for the Russian BBC service, on the Old Testament, on the Church, on the Orthodox temple (1990–1991), answers to questions on the air. A series of talks on pastoral care with archpriest Sergius Ovsyannikov.

1988
Marcha trip to the USSR. Pre–Council meeting in Moscow.
April 16–17 – a series of talks for students at the University of Cambridge.
Junea trip to the USSR, participation in the Local Council of the Russian Orthodox Church in connection with the 1000th anniversary of the baptism of Russia. He raised the question of the refusal to allow participation in the Council of Militsa Zernova and the role of women in the witness to Christ and the preservation of the Church during the years of persecution. Meetings at homes, talks, also with teenagers, “Family” (the first publication in the USSR).
July – Pan–Orthodox liturgy in honor of the 1000th anniversary of the Baptism of Russia.
July – liturgy in the Anglican Cathedral of Birmingham in honor of the 1000th anniversary of the Baptism of Russia.
July – Orthodox Vespers in Canterbury Cathedral in honor of the 1000th anniversary of the Baptism of Russia before the Lambeth Conference.
August – Orthodox liturgy in Tewkesbury Abbey in honor of the 1000th anniversary of the Baptism of Russia.
September 5 – a talk – sermon on the occasion of the service of Thanksgiving at the conference “Spiritual Issues in Cancer Care,” Westminster Abbey.
October 21 – a talk (invited speaker) in memory of C.R. Batten (C.R. Batten lecture), Bloomsbury, the Central Baptist Church.
October 25 – celebrated the Orthodox Vespers in Oxford, Christ Church Cathedral.
Talks, lectures, retreats, TV programmes.

1989
February 11 – BBC radio broadcast on new martyrs.
February – a series of talks on Lent for the South Battersea co–operative of Churches.
May 8–22 – a series of talks on men and women in the Pushkin House in English.
Octobera trip to the USSR. Participation in the Council of Bishops on the occasion of the celebration of the 400th anniversary of the Patriarchate. The first (and only) public talk in Moscow, in the Artist’s House.
He resigns as a member of the board of directors of the Richmond Fellowship.
A series of radio broadcasts for the Russian BBC service, answers to questions on the air.
Talks, lectures, retreats, interviews.

1989 – 1990
A series of radio broadcasts for the Russian BBC service on the Old Testament.
A series of talks with archpriest Sergius Ovsyannikov on pastoral care.

1990
Junea trip to the USSR with archpriest John Lee and churchwarden Anna Garrett; participation in the Local Council of Bishops, election and enthronement of Patriarch Alexy II.
A series of talks in English on the Church in the parish.
A series of radio broadcasts and answers to questions for the Russian BBC service.
Talks, lectures, radio broadcasts, retreats, interviews.

1990 – 1991
A series of radio broadcasts for the Russian BBC service on the Orthodox temple.

1991-1996
Visit of His Holiness Patriarch Alexis II to London. Visit of the Patriarch–Catholicos of All Georgia Ilya to London. Doctor of theology Honoris causa awarded by Cambridge University. The first book in the USSR, Talks on Faith and the Church, was published. Radio broadcasts on the BBC and Radio Liberty in connection with State Committee on the State of Emergency. Episcopal consecration of Basil Osbourne.
The series of talks in English on the Christian life, on experience and images, on the Church, on prayer. The series of talks in Russian on the liturgy, on faith and the Church, on faith and baptism, on the Church in history, on the Creed; with parents; series of radio broadcasts for the BBC and Radio Liberty on children and parents, on Lent, on the liturgy, on pastoral care, on the priesthood; radio broadcasts for the radio program “Not with One Bread” with Alena Kozhevnikova; radio broadcasts with archpriest Sergey Hackel a series of talks for the Russian television (filmed by O. Klodt).

1991
May 15 – consecration of the Luton Hoo chapel.
The first book in the USSR, Talks on Faith and the Church.
Augustradio broadcasts on the BBC and Radio Liberty in connection with the State Committee on the State of Emergency.
August 23 – a radio broadcasts: an interview for the BBC about the coup.
October 27 – a visit of Patriarch Alexis II to London.
A series of talks in English “Life in Christ.”
A series of talks in English “Experience and Images.”
A series of radio broadcasts on the liturgy in Russian for the BBC.
A series of radio broadcasts for the Russian BBC service on children and parents.
A series of radio broadcasts on Lent for Radio Liberty.
Talks, radio broadcasts, retreats, interviews.

1992
A series of talks on the liturgy for the parish in Russian.
A series of talks in the parish on the Church in English.
Radio broadcasts, retreats.

1993
March 7 – episcopal consecration of Basil Osborn as a bishop of Sergievo, second vicar of the Sourozh diocese.
Filming by V.I. Matveeva. The film “Meeting”.
A series of talks on prayer in English.
A series of radio broadcasts on pastoral care, at the patient’s bed, on priesthood for the Russian BBC service.
The series of radio broadcasts “Not by bread alone” for Radio Liberty.
Talks, retreats.

1993 – 1994
A series of talks in the parish on faith and the Church in Russian.

1994
A series of radio broadcasts for the Russian BBC service with archpriest Sergey Hackel .
A series of talks in the parish on faith and baptism in Russian.
Lectures, radio broadcasts, retreats, interviews.

1994 – 1995
A series of radio broadcasts with answers to questions from radio listeners of the Russian BBC Service.

1995
May 31 – a visit of the Patriarch–Catholicos of All Georgia Ilya to London.
August – a series of talks for Russian television (filmed by Olga Klodt).
A series of talks in the parish in Russian on the Church in history.
A series of radio broadcasts for Radio Liberty.
A series of radio broadcasts and interviews for the Russian BBC service.
A series of radio broadcasts: answers to questions from BBC listeners live.
Talks, retreats.

1995 – 1996
The series of radio broadcasts for the Russian BBC service with archpriest Sergey Hackel.

1996
Doctor of theology Honoris causa awarded by the Cambridge University.
A series of talks in the parish on the Creed in Russian.
A series of talks in Russian with parents in the parish.
A series of radio broadcasts and interviews with archpriest Sergey Hackel for the Russian BBC service.
Talks, interviews.

1997-2002
Letter to Patriarch Alexis II for discussion at the Council of Bishops. The cessation of broadcasting Easter services to Russia from the Cathedral by the BBC. A degree of Doctor of Theology Honoris causa by the Kiev Theological Academy was awarded (in absentia). He was awarded the Order of St. Sergius of Radonezh, 1st degree. Awarded the Order of St. Andrew the First–Called. The death of the warden of the parish of Anna Garrett. Appointment of Bishop Hilarion (Alfeyev) as vicar bishop of the Diocese of Sourozh. Reception on the occasion of Millenium by the Lord Mayor of London.
The series of talks in English on the Old Testament, “The Light that shineth in the darkness.” The series of talks in Russian “I want to share everything with you …”, on prayer, on the figures of the Russian emigration, on the Diocese of Sourozh.

1997
February 5 – a letter to Patriarch Alexis II for discussion at the Council of Bishops.
The cessation of broadcasting Easter services to Russia from the Cathedral by the BBC.
August 29 – the death of the warden of the parish of Anna Garrett.
November 30awarded the Order of St. Sergius of Radonezh, 1st degree.
December 1 – celebration of the fortieth anniversary of the hierarchal ministry.
A series of radio broadcasts and an interview with archpriest Sergey Hackel for the Russian BBC service.
Talks, lectures.

1997 – 1998
A series of talks in the parish on the Old Testament in English.

1998
January 25 – a talk – meeting with the Russian community in London.
July 19 – a talk – meeting with the Russian–speaking part of the parish.
Retreats.

1998 – 1999
A series of talks in the parish in Russian “I want to share with you everything that has accumulated …”.

1999
November 2 – a reception on the occasion of Millenium by the Lord Mayor of London.
A series of talks – memories of figures of Russian emigration.
A degree of Doctor of Theology Honoris causa of the Kiev Theological Academy was awarded (in absentia).
Talks, lectures, radio broadcasts.

2000
March 23 – invited to the post of the archbishop of Westminster.
Talks, lectures, interviews, retreats.

2000 – 2001
A series of talks on prayer in the parish in Russian.

2001
April – a series of video talks filmed by Valentina Matveeva.
September 11 – a sermon – talk on the occasion of the terrorist attack in the United States.
Talks, retreats.

2001 – 2002
A series of talks in the parish in English “The Light that shineth in the darkness.”

2002
March – July – the appointment of Bishop Hilarion (Alfeev) as vicar bishop of the Diocese of Sourozh.
Awarded the Order of St. Andrew the First–Called.
A series of talks in the parish in Russian on the Diocese of Sourozh.
November 29 and 30 – services, a talk and reception on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the episcopal ministry.
Talks, interviews, radio broadcasts.

2003

January 6 – a talk with pilgrims from Russia.
February – surgery.
He was awarded the title of the Honorary Member of the St. Petersburg Theological Academy.
June 5reception at the Lambeth Palace, awarded the second Lambeth Cross.
June 24reception at Buckingham Palace on the occasion of the visit of V. Putin.
July 30 – the ROC Synod accepted the resignation of Metropolitan Anthony as ruling bishop of the Diocese of Sourozh.
August 4 – Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh died in Trinity Hospice.
August 13 – funeral service and burial at Brompton cemetery, with mother and grandmother.